Monday, Feb. 21, 1938

Uncle Fred & A. [Aunt] Mary came here, went along with us to Leo’s butchering, had lunch & dinner. Jake helped to, made summer sausage 30; got beef from Mertz there. Jake Erle was here left his card we weren’t home.

Wednesday, April 8, 1931

Today is Aunt Lizzie’s Birthday.  We painted the top on our Chev. today.  Uncle Fred & Aunt Mary were here this afternoon, from here Papa & Uncle Fred went out to see Wm. Harbaugh, then they went to Waterloo.  Aunt Mary, Rosalia & Bertille went out & helped Henry plant his potatoes.  This evening Fr. Grootens called for Papa & Uncle Fred to come there, so Papa went up to see him.  Jac. Erle was here & left a card on the door, because nobody was at home.